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Holiday Goals: Reconnect With Your Family

Ideas to enjoy the holidays that build family bonds

Dec. 7-9: Teen Science Café, History of Christmas, Durham’s Holiday Parade and More

Learn about gut microbes and Christmas traditions, enjoy a holiday parade, go on a virtual vacation and more.

Retro Toys (and Their 2018 Counterparts)

A flashback to the 1980s, with 21st-century updates

Enter Our 2018 12 Days of Giveaways Contest for Chances to Win Daily

You could win toys, tickets, gift cards, meals and more!

Partner Post: Your City Guide to the Holidays

Recognizing Special Talents in Children With Special Needs

ZABS Place helps put young adults with special talents on path to careers.

Get to Know: Catherine Wellington

She owns online retail clothing store Blue Sage Baby + Kids

Dec. 3-6: Cookie Houses, a Harry Potter Escape Room, Evergreen Exploration and What’s in the Box?

Build a cookie house, try out a Harry Potter-themed escape room, learn about evergreens and explore animals in art.

Holiday Charitable Drives In and Around the Triangle

Start a tradition that gives back to others.

December 2018: Our Picks for Fun Family Outings

Check out Disney on Ice, Santa Paws, First Night Raleigh and "Our Body: The Universe Within" exhibit during December.

Advice From a Fatherly Elf

The latest 'Daddy Derek' column

State Capitol Hosts Toy Drive for Hurricane-Affected Families

First Lady Kristin Cooper and the North Carolina State Capitol have teamed up with Toys for Tots to collect toys for children in eastern North Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence.

Santa’s Bag: A Holiday Shopping Tradition for Kids

Take your kids find the perfect gifts for their family and friends -- without emptying their piggy bank.

Nov. 30-Dec. 2: Tree Lighting, Breakfast With Mrs. Claus, a Scandinavian Christmas Fair, the Start of Hanukkah and More

Find plenty of holiday fun around the Triangle this weekend.

So Your Child Needs Play Therapy. What’s Next?

The key to a successful start in play therapy is to be supportive and learn what to expect before you go.

6 Places to Ice Skate in Charlotte

Take to the ice at one of these local ice-skating rinks.

Don't Get Caught Without a Sitter this Holiday Season

Tips to make the hunt for child care when you need it just a little bit easier.

Tips on Capturing Family Milestones

Some advice in time for the holidays.

Nov. 26-29: Extreme Cookie Houses, DIY Bath Bombs, Made by Me and No-Sew Pillows

Build an extreme cookie house, make a bath bomb and heartfelt crafts, and create a seasonal pillow.

Where to Ski, Snowboard and Tube Near North Carolina

Warm up this winter on a family skiing, snowboarding or snowtubing trip just a short drive away.

Make ‘The Nutcracker’ a Family Tradition in Charlotte

Tips for sharing a magical family experience

2018 Holiday Gift Guide

Favorite toys — tried and tested — for the kids on your gift-giving list

NC’s Healthiest Cities

See Raleigh's ranking

Cook Safely This Holiday Season

A guide to ideal temperatures

Local Literacy Programs Receive National Honors

WAKE Up and Read and Chatham Reads recognized

Wake County Students Treated to Bluegrass Performances

Bands in town for major festival

Community-Designed Mini Golf Course to Open in Durham

Submissions due Dec. 19

Community Service Leads to Scholarships for Triangle Students

Pair are among 23 chosen from across U.S.

Mia Hamm and Team First Soccer Academy Lead Local Youth Clinic

Participants hand-selected based on sportsmanship

Delta Dental Donates Funds and 1,500 Toothbrushes for Hurricane Florence Relief Efforts

Donations distributed among area evacuation shelters
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For parents of kids with special needs, finding help and support can be challenging. We've compiled valuable resources for Triad parents in our latest annual publication, Exceptional Child, which is also available as a digital guide.